CHHS Names Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
December 6, 2016
The College of Health and Human Services has named Dr. Susan Sell the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies.
Sell’s tenure follows a one-year stint as Interim Chair of the Department of Public Health Sciences. In her new position, Sell will work to increase research and student funding...
VIDEO: Exponential - The Power of Outreach
November 10, 2016
Social work professor Lori Thomas knows that the mission of North Carolina's urban research university involves deep engagement in the off-campus community, as well as in the classroom.
Professor Susan McCarter Discusses Racial Inequality on NPR
October 12, 2016
In the wake of the shooting of Keith Scott by Charlotte police and the sometimes violent protests that followed, social work professor Susan McCarter joined NPR's "Here and Now" to provide prospective on long-simmering racial tensions in Charlotte.
Why Spirituality Matters in Social Work
August 4, 2016
UNC Charlotte scholar’s new book seeks to integrate spirituality, religion into practice
Questions like “Why am I here” and “What is the meaning of life” are essential inquiries in many people’s lives. The intimacy and importance of such topics often leads their discussion to be limited to a...
Professor Susan McCarter Leads Charge on Racial Justice Reform
June 30, 2016
Susan McCarter has one of those personalities that draws one in. Even when she’s giving an academic presentation, the School of Social Work professor is warm, engaging and almost relentlessly cheerful. Still, when she starts talking about her research, her audience — regardless of its size or...
School of Social Work Names Inaugural Director
May 5, 2016
The College of Health and Human Services is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Schnavia Hatcher as the inaugural Director of the School of Social Work.
Hatcher arrives at UNC Charlotte from the University of Texas at Arlington, where she served as a tenured professor in the School of...